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hello,

I have a Lian Li Q09fn case and the PSU has apparently bit the dust. Is there a replacement for this that would fit the case?

Thanks
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Originally Posted by aastech View Post

hello,

I have a Lian Li Q09fn case and the PSU has apparently bit the dust. Is there a replacement for this that would fit the case?

Thanks

SilverStone SFX 450 watts gold

But not the bronze one that one is not very good
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Either the gold or bronze Silverstone 450W PSUs are excellent.
    
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Either the gold or bronze Silverstone 450W PSUs are excellent.

No the bronze is not great by any means
Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)
I really had high hopes for this unit. In the end, I was disappointed with its performance, but I think the overall functionality of this unit really outweighs its shortcomings in performance. The unit stays well within spec for voltage regulation if you don't crossload the unit and the ripple and efficiency are good. As far as SFX power supplies go, there aren't many better ones out there... especially at this price. On the other hand, if you were to consider using this in a chassis that could utilize a full size ATX power supply, you'd be making a mistake. Units with better performance, as good efficiency at a price of around $20 less aren't hard to find. So let's leave it at this: For an SFX unit for a micro ATX or ITX build, this unit is jonnyGURU recommended. As a power supply overall, given the mediocre performance and relatively higher price, there's certainly room for improvement.

The Good:

Small SFX size
Comes with bracket to allow for standard ATX (PS2) mounting
Good price for an SFX PSU that can actually put out 450W

The Bad:

Doesn't live up to the performance expectations of a full size ATX (PS2) sized power supply
UVP (Under Voltage Protection) did not shut off power supply when I felt it should have

The Mediocre:

Mediocre voltage regulation associated with a mediocre group regulated design
Super short cables limit power supply's usability
Aesthetics were not top priority with SilverStone

http://www.jonnyguru.com/modules.php?name=NDReviews&op=Story&reid=196
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Great! Can you confirm that it would infact fit the Lian Li Q09?
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Great! Can you confirm that it would infact fit the Lian Li Q09?

Its a SFX PSU if your case fits a SFX PSU then it sould be yes

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